Discover "Carpets From Islamic Lands" by the esteemed Friedrich Spuhler—a splendid celebration of over forty exquisite classical carpets hailing from Egypt, Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus, and India. These carpets, among the world's most magnificent and cherished textiles, offer a captivating fusion of artistry and functionality, providing a captivating window into the Islamic world's cultural tapestry.
Within the pages of this book, you'll encounter a curated selection of classical carpets, meticulously chosen from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. These extraordinary pieces are drawn from the illustrious al-Sabah Collection. Friedrich Spuhler, a renowned expert in carpets and textiles, not only unveils the historical significance of this collection but also shares the captivating stories that lie behind each individual carpet.
As a testament to its exclusivity, this book showcases images of carpets that have never before been reproduced in print, including one that might have been forever lost during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990. "Carpets From Islamic Lands" is a journey through time and culture, a visual masterpiece that brings to life the artistry, history, and stories woven into these remarkable carpets.